Company: US Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 4, 2019
The Ambulatory Care Section of the Reno VA Medical Center provides
care in various outpatient settings including Main Campus, and
Community Based Outpatient Clinic's (CBOCs). Walk in Clinic
provides episodic interventions for patients with complaints
ranging from administrative problems up to, and including urgent
clinical needs. The clinic services provide scheduled appointments
for new and returning primary care for large numbers of veterans
seen in and followed within the Health Care System.Note: Only
education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions
may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your
education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using
foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send
a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order
to receive credit for that education. For further information,
physicians supervise learners of various levels including resident
physicians and medical students providing clinical oversight of
direct and indirect patient care. The ensure care provided meets
standards for VA (policies, protocols, quality). Attending
physicians also engage in providing education and feedback to
learners formally and informally. They complete evaluations for
learners and provide/oversee didactic sessions.
Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 4:30pm
Virtual: This IS NOT a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Relocation and Recruitment
incentives are authorized for this position.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredBasic Requirements:
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed
when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance
with VA Policy.
- Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting
from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The
degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by
the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course
of study was completed.
- Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or
surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United
States, or in the District of Columbia.
- Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved
by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in internal medicine leading
to board certification.
- Proficiency in spoken and written English.
- Physical requirements outlined below.
Selective Placement Factor: This position is required to have an
active board certification in internal medicine.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II,
Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements of this position
include lifting, prolonged standing and sitting, frequent bending,
walking (distance), climbing, reaching (overhead,
extensive/repetitive), repetitive motion and stooping. The
mental/sensory requirements include recall, reasoning,
problem-solving, hearing, speaking clearly, writing legibly,
keyboarding, reading and logical thinking. The environment's pace
can vary from steady to a sometimes fast pace requiring handling of
multiple priorities, frequent, sometimes intense customer
interactions, and the ability to adapt to frequent changes in a
sometimes noisy environment.
Keywords: US Department of Veterans Affairs, Reno , Attending Physician, Healthcare , Reno, Nevada
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